Fannefjord

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Fannefjorden
Fannefjorden is located in Møre og Romsdal
Fannefjorden
Fannefjorden
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Location Romsdal, Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates 62°44′N 7°27′E / 62.74°N 7.45°E / 62.74; 7.45Coordinates: 62°44′N 7°27′E / 62.74°N 7.45°E / 62.74; 7.45
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 20 kilometres (12 mi)
Max. width 2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Settlements Molde

Fannefjorden is a fjord located in Molde Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is a 20-kilometre (12 mi) long extension of the Moldefjorden, running east-west near the south side of the Romsdal peninsula. The fjord begins just east of the city of Molde on the north shore with the island of Bolsøya on the south side. It is believed that "Fannefjorden" is very old name, and perhaps a name originally applied to the whole area.[1]

European Route E39 runs along the north side of the fjord from the city of Molde to the village of Hjelset on the northern shore of the fjord, where the road turns northward. The village of Kleive is located near the end of the fjord. County Road 64 crosses under the fjord in the Fannefjord Tunnel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Fannefjorden" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-11-07.